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Emmanuel Adebayor
Nigerian-born former Togo international and Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor is due to arrive in Lagos on Tuesday at the invitation of the Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola and his football preparatory school, the BRF Youth Football Academy.

According to the Head, BRF Board of Trustees, Yomi Pearce, Adebayor's visit to the Nigeria is in fulfilment of his partnership with the academy.

The former Arsenal star is expected to train with the students of the academy and give them inspiration talks on Wednesday at Campos Square, Lagos, after which he will visit the Lagos Youth Correctional Centre at Oregun to talk to the housemates.

'Adebayor is well celebrated international football star with well known Nigerian roots. He is from a humble background from where he has grown to achieve success in world football. He serves as an example to many young men and women on the possibility of great achievements, ones circumstances notwithstanding,' Pearse said.